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Mount Savage, Maryland - Basic Facts

Mount Savage is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Mount Savage Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Allegany County at latitude 39.6956 and longitude -78.8797. Allegany County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,247 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Mount Savage Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 0.92 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Mount Savage: Arnold Settlement, Corriganville, Jennings, Jennings Run, Jennons Run, Luthworth.

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Mount Savage, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 862
Population in Households 862
Population in Familes 731
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 936
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 336
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 241
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 388 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 276 (71.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 60 (15.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 52 (13.4%)
Median Home Value $94,877
Average Home Value $113,000


Median Household Income $44,485
Average Household Income $55,081
Per Capita Income $21,730
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.3% -0.33%
Households -0.14% -0.24%
Families 0.49% -0.42%
Median Household Income   1.57%
Per Capita Income   2.38%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Mount Savage, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mount Savage to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 326 37th
Population Density1 # 303 42nd
Diversity Index2 # 462 11th
Median Household Income # 453 13th
Per Capita Income # 443 14th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maryland Census Data Comparison Tool.